Abstract

We show that a giant modal gain is achievable near surface plasmon resonance for guided modes in a metal-semiconductor-metal plasmonic waveguide. The giant gain is shown to originate from a reduction of average energy velocity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
PublisherOptical Society of America
ISBN (Print)9781557528698
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
EventInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: May 31 2009Jun 5 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherInternational Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009
CountryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD
Period5/31/096/5/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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    Li, D., & Ning, C-Z. (2009). Giant modal gain in a metal-semiconductor waveguide. In International Quantum Electronics Conference, IQEC 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers). Optical Society of America.